TEX HS. CODE ANN. § 61.036 : Texas Statutes - Section 61.036: DETERMINATION OF ELIGIBILITY FOR PURPOSES OF STATE ASSISTANCE

(a) A county may not credit an expenditure made to assist an eligible county resident toward eligibility for state assistance under this subchapter unless the county complies with the department's application, documentation, and verification procedures.

(b) Except as provided by Section 61.023(b), a county may not credit an expenditure for an applicant toward eligibility for state assistance if the applicant does not meet the department's eligibility standards.

(c) Regardless of the application, documentation, and verification procedures or eligibility standards established by the department under Subchapter A, a county may credit an expenditure for an eligible resident toward eligibility for state assistance if the eligible resident received the health care services at:

(1) a hospital maintained or operated by a state agency that has a contract with the county to provide health care services; or

(2) a federally qualified health center delivering federally qualified health center services, as those terms are defined in 42 U.S.C. Sections 1396d(l)(2)(A) and (B), that has a contract with the county to provide health care services.


Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 678, Sec. 1, eff. Sept. 1, 1989. Amended by Acts 1989, 71st Leg., ch. 1100, Sec. 5.10(b), eff. Sept. 1, 1989; Acts 1999, 76th Leg., ch. 1377, Sec. 1.13, eff. Sept. 1, 1999.

Amended by:

Acts 2005, 79th Leg., Ch. <a target="new" href="http://www.legis.state.tx.us/tlodocs/79R/billtext/html/HB02618F.HTM">1133</a>, Sec. 1, eff. September 1, 2005.